5 Factors Every Business Website Owner Should Consider

Is your business website producing the results you want? You may be losing website visitors, business leads and potential shoppers and customers simply because you haven’t taken some simple actions. Below are five of the main factors every business website owner should consider.

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SEO

Search Engine Optimization has the potential to send huge numbers of website visitors and shoppers to a business website for many years to come. However, if you don’t do the groundwork when your website is being developed, it becomes much more difficult for search engines like Google, Yahoo! and Bing to find your website.

One more thing: You should consider focusing on local SEO.…

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5 Proven Ways to Leverage The Power of Print Marketing

Although the days of the print industry appear to be in jeopardy at the hands of a digital age, the effectiveness and power of physical media is far from gone. While the continuing uprise of the online world has created a marketing platform larger than marketing strategies can keep up with, this country has shown the age of physical promotion isn’t in fear of being at an end.

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Billboards to brochures that draw the eye have been seen supporting businesses worldwide for decades, defining a company’s voice to connect with passers by and prospective buyers alike.

Appeal to your demographic

Considering where your promotions will be and who you are hoping to engage with is the first step toward success in print media.…

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4 Ways CEOs Can Effectively Build Their Personal Brands

As a CEO, you have a lot on your plate. All of the responsibilities in front of you make thinking about anything other than the company seem downright impossible. Furthermore, thinking about yourself and your own career can seem like a ludicrous proposition. But that’s exactly what forward thinking CEOs do – they think about themselves from time to time.

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4 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

Regardless of whether you anticipate staying in your current role until retirement, or feel weary about your future with the company, it’s imperative that you build your own personal brand. Not only does brand building open up future job opportunities, but it also exposes you to things like paid speaking engagements, book deals, and industry recognition.…

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Brand Love: 4 Fresh Ways to Create Customer Loyalty

What does Tom’s, SoulCycle, Apple, and YETI Coolers have in common? They all have a powerful cult following of devoted customers ready to talk about the brands they love to anyone who will listen. Leaders in their respective markets, these companies have successfully cultivated fans who drive profit through repeat business and create new customers through word of mouth.

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Brand love constantly spawns new customers at no additional expense to the company.

Here are 4 ways you can help transform customers into walking advertisements for your brand.

1. Leverage Communities, Not Influencers

Over recent years, budgets have shifted from traditional advertising to bespoke influencer marketing campaigns.…

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3 Things to Consider When Picking Brand Colors for Your Business

When starting or rebranding your business, you have a lot of decisions to make about a lot of different aspects of your company. One that may not seem like a big deal but that can actually have a very large impact on your commercial success is the color palette you choose to use with your branded materials.

Yellow Ferrari brand color

From products to logos and websites, the colors you choose to associate with your company are noted and considered by your customer base both consciously and subconsciously. For this reason, it’s crucial that you pick the right colors to brand your business by.…

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How Promotional Products Can Help Your Business

When it comes to promoting your business you can only do so many things online. Plus, your words can only say so much when you are telling people about your business. Having some promotional items for your business can make a huge difference in sales and in the amount of people that recognize your business name.

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You probably want to start out with some logo creation, so you have something somewhat simple to display on items, along with your business name, and possibly contact info. What goes on each product will depend on the product and it’s purpose.…

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Content Marketing – Optimise your Article for Search Engines

Writing articles and posting them to your website can be extremely valuable to your business. Some of the benefits of content marketing include:

  • It keeps your network and current customers informed of what’s happening
  • It engages new customers as news about your company is shared and liked on social channels
  • It creates an active and busy website which can lead to higher engagement and conversions from your visitors
  • it can improve your rankings on Google when done correctly

Content marketing

Many business owners I know are confident they can write an engaging article for their customers and potential customers. The area they are not sure about is how to optimise the article for the search engines.…

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First Impressions Matter: The Importance of Effective Signage

When we first look at another person, commonly we will look at their face first. A person’s face is where emotion, mood and feeling is communicated, and can tell us a lot about a particular person. Signage is the face of your business. It’s where customers gain their initial impression, and decide if they want to buy your goods and/or services.

Vegas signage

To break it down, we’ve put together the top 5 reasons that indicate the importance of effective signage.

Brand awareness

Signs can be an essential component of a business’s overall marketing strategy; it is what’s going to promote your products and/or services.…

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Customer Knowledge Leads to Targeted Marketing

The basics of marketing include having a memorable and distinctive brand, including your logo, colors, slogan, and so forth. But a successful marketing campaign requires more than just a great image or even a great product.

The best that Madison Avenue can dream up for you is worthless if it doesn’t reach the people who are most likely to buy your product. That’s why targeted marketing is so important to your success.

Sometimes the process of placing things in front of the right eyes is easy. If you sell diapers, you sponsor children’s television shows.…

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Social Media Tactics for Pop-up Promotions

Pop-up promotions have become an increasingly popular marketing tool for small businesses and start-ups, some people even claim that they are better at launching and growing a new business than social media.

But when it comes to the competition between social marketing and the real-world, face to face kind there doesn’t have to be a loser. Pop-up promotions and social media can be used together, and if it’s done well the whole can be significantly bigger than the sum of its parts. Which is why pop-up space provider Promotional Space put together a simple infographic to show you how to incorporate your social media marketing with pop-ups and your pop-up marketing with social media.…

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